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Gwangju job project spurring other cities to pursue similar ventures

President Moon Jae-in (center) on Jan. 31 delivers a congratulatory speech at the signing ceremony for the Gwangju job project, a revolutionary joint venture...

US House Speaker Pelosi backs Korea’s stance on sex slave issue

Visiting National Assembly Speaker Moon Hee-sang on Feb. 12 takes a picture with his American counterpart Nancy Pelosi on Capitol Hill in Washington. By Park Hye...

Smart city era draws closer in Korea

President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 13 visited the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) to see a presentation on the Busan Smart City Innovative...

Installation of hydrogen stations in Seoul announced under ‘regulatory sandbox’ initiative

Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Sung Yunmo (center) on Feb. 11 attends the first meeting of a committee for reviewing regulatory exemptions for...

Prime minster hails PyeongChang Olympics for bringing peace to Korean Peninsula

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon and other VIPs on Feb. 9 release dove-shaped balloons in a ceremony commemorating the first anniversary of the PyeongChang 2018...

Korean Cultural Center directors discuss better promotional strategies in Seoul

Kim Tae-hoon, director of the Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), on Feb. 11 stresses the importance of Korean Cultural Centers (KCCs) on their...

Gangwon-do governor seeks to earn his province special self-governing status

Interviewing leaders | #1. Gangwon-do Province Balanced national development is the government's key challenge in the government's drive to solving issues Korea faces such as...

Gangwon-do governor seeks to earn his province special self-governing status

Interviewing leaders | #1. Gangwon-do Province Balanced national development is the government's key challenge in the government's drive to solving issues Korea faces such as...

‘Inclusive nation policy seeks to make Korea attractive immigrant destination’

Jung Dong-il, head of national policy for the Presidential Commission on Policy Planning, on Jan. 31 explains the initiative Future Vision 2040, a set...

Japanese mystery novelist is Korea’s top-selling foreign author

The most popular foreign writer in Korea over the last decade is Keigo Higashino, a Japanese author best known for his mystery novels. The...

Second NK-US summit set for Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam

U.S. President Donald Trump on Feb. 5 officially announces the schedule of the second North Korea-U.S. summit in his State of the Union address...

Seollal tourism hotspots for celebrating Year of the Golden Pig

The golden pig statue at the front yard of Geungnakjeon Hall at Bulguksa Temple in Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, is a popular tourist spot among...

President Moon’s Lunar New Year message to the nation

By Yoon Sojung President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 2 sent a video message marking Lunar New Year (Seollal). In the message posted on the homepage and SNS...

Traditional dance, music set to dazzle over Lunar New Year’s holiday

The National Gugak Center in Seoul from Feb. 5-6 will showcase "Pig Taryeong." The photo shows a dance featuring cranes, the lotus flower and...

Ceremony marks centennial anniversary of Korean Declaration of Independence

A ceremony and seminar to mark the centennial anniversary of the Korean Declaration of Independence was held on Feb. 1 at Seoul City Hall....

‘Push for inclusive policy is a global trend’

Jung Hae Gu, chairman of the Presidential Commission on Policy Planning, on Nov. 23 explains the Moon Administration's vision for inclusive growth at the...

Inclusive growth boosts quality of life: OECD’s top statistician

  Martin Durand, director of statistics and chief statistician of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), says "Better Policies for Better Lives" is...

Gwangju, Hyundai Motor finalize deal on innovative job project

President Moon Jae-in (center) on Jan. 31 expresses his congratulations at Gwangju City Hall, where the municipal government and Hyundai Motor Company held a...

Inaugural trade fair reflects rise of veganism in Korea

Visitors stop by booths at Korea’s first Vegan Festa from Jan. 25-27 at aT Center in Seoul. By Kim Hyelin and Kim Minji Photos = Kim Hyelin Visitors at a food...

Korea, Qatar to expand economic cooperation to wider range of fields

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (left) and President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 28 shake hands before their summit at Cheong Wa...